Château des Adouzes is situated in the medieval village of Roquessels in the heart of AOP Faugères. The appellation is exclusively composed of schists, one of the rarest and most prized terroirs in the world.
Le Tigre blanc comes from a north-facing plot at 300m (984 ft) altitude, with Roussanne, Rolle and Grenache Blanc in complantation.
It’s a wine with good fruit, notes of white flowers, and the characteristic minerality from the schist terroir.
APPELLATION: AOP Faugères
TERROIR: Plot selection. Schist hillsides at 300m (984ft) altitude
GRAPES: 35% Rolle, 35% Grenache Blanc, 30% Roussanne
VINTAGE: 2021- 2022
WINEMAKING: Manual harvest by crate at optimal maturity. The three varietals are picked together, then de-stemmed, pressed and vinified traditionally in tanks, with particular attention to the development and protection of floral and fruit aromas for this fine white wine. The wine is aged on the lees for 6 months in tanks.
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13%
TASTING NOTES: Pale golden colour with green hints. On the nose, the wine opens with aromas of white flowers, apricot and a touch of acacia honey. A nice, full attack on the palate, with notes of fresh pear, melon and almond.
SERVICE: Drink within 3 years with grilled fish, a seafood gratin or aged cheeses.
HVE3 CERTIFICATION AND CARBON NEUTRAL: Château des Adouzes is certified HVE 3, "Haute Valeur Environnementale level 3", the highest level of France's High Environmental Value Certification. It's a result of the vineyard's efforts towards virtuous agriculture: planting 2000 trees to preserve biodiversity, planting vineyard ground cover, mechanical soil work, pheromone dispensers, and etc. To limit the impact on the planet, the vineyard has reduced our CO2 emissions to a minimum. The vineyard also offset the CO2 emission by financing in ecological initiatives.
The 6-bottle le Tigre Blanc comes in an original carton from France.